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How 8 Recreational Sports are Good For Your Mental and Physical Health

Rodrigo Mejia

When a dumbbell gets lifted, it doesn't go anywhere or do anything. It hovers for a moment, and returns to where it was lifted from. While good exercise, where's the play? Otherwise known as workout fatigue, what plagues gym-goers can be remedied in recreational sports. Things like roller-skating and ping pong simultaneously burn away calories while providing a more stimulating experience, something lost in an "on-rail" gym experience. Read on for 8 examples and their surprising health benefits.

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